Nov 29, 2012 11:30am PST
booming forest products sector. the imported from california the radia30 years ago.ey pine, under the right condns, radiata pines the fastt growg trs he world, because unlike other trees, they continue to grow all year round. they like it damp, and they won't grow where it is too hot or too cold. that leaves out most places. but with much ideal habitat, chile's south-central coast is now world's by 2000, chile harvested moreha million for wood pulp to mceulose.tpan . demand continues in the 21st century, despite japan's economic stagnation and the asian crisis of the late '90s. fish, too, are an important primary product. whether netted in the pacific or raised on commercial farms, th u. anasian consumers. sh and lumber could come from many places around thelobe and they can be shippeders. sh anat any time of year, so chile tried to nd another economic advantage. the solution emerged at a global scale. most of the planet's land mass and population are in the northern hemisphere. half a world away, chile sought to exploit the biggest difference to life in the southern hemisphere. i
Nov 13, 2012 7:30pm PST
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Nov 15, 2012 11:30am PST
those in california and florida, are particularly threatened by suburban growth. thoumericareot angeofoi some of the best agricultural land in the world. once developed, it's almost impossible to return in the chicago area, rmers are not the only ones alarmed by the rapid growth. margot brown is concerned that traicike could soonon its way developis going to belyat t w e h littlwn of marengo.owow greo d ity of lif margot brown is concerned are gointoape could soonon its way narrator: devethe irony is the threat w e to margot's quality of life greo is created by other people just like her. she and michael used to live in schaumburg, t itas toowdedo mangoanund brown: what we han mao that was space, peace and quiet, d pretty much everything i need is at my fingertips. nathamic d people want peace and quiet, along with shorter commutes and continued access to the conveniences of modern life. edmonds: everybody is convenience-driven. and we want to have everything at our fingertips. u're seeinthis migration and the eating up of these areas by development, that's undeniable. it's not that we'v
Nov 2, 2012 11:30am PDT
about a commercial tax rent. commercial property owners in the state of california have been on a tax holiday since prop 13 and under the reagan and bush eras. and we could use that revenue to fund our public schools and restore jtor city college. >> thank you, miss selby. >> two of the things that are being done this november and i would love for to you vote for both of them, 30 and 38. those are two measures that would raise money for education and money in education is in dire straits. it's okay to vote for both. i also do support gross receipts. and i'm a small business person, and i wanted to let you all know that i have done sort of looked what i pay now $9,000. i have seven employees and i pay $9,000 a year and i will pay $750. so for small businesses the gross receipts actually does help and does not put the burden on the little guy and it is progressive and so it does become progressively as you make more money. many one concern with small businesses there are businesses out there that have a lot of gross receipts, but they have no profit. and this is something that the o